Cameron Underwood, a young man from California, shot himself in a suicide attempt in 2016. He did not die, but His face was completely destroyed. After several actions, his appearance improved and surprisingly.
The shot destroyed his nose, he went out almost all of his teeth and caused serious harm in most lower chin, the maxillary region and the pale that forced him take a fluid diet.
With the involvement of his family and experts, Cameron He chose again for life and there has been a long way of consultations, surgeries and, above all, the indecent waiting for a donor's face.
On the way he traveled to improve his appearance, surgeon Eduardo Rodríguez de Langone Health found in Manhattan. The expert in skin transplants Cameron made a strong face.
At the surgery, held in January, they took part More than 100 doctors to pop for 25 hours. For the operation, among other things, a 3D printed mask from the donor's face.
After ten months of recovery, Cameron showed her radical transformation. The young man said at a press conference that gave him the transplant second chance in life. "I'm very grateful," he said, his angel guardian on his side: his surgeon.
"I'm very happy with the results," he said. The man explained that he was still trying to recover feeling and mobility, especially with his lips. "I have a nose and a mouth, so I can smile, talk and eat solid foods again, "he celebrated.
Thanks to another angel, the donor
"I would like to say that so many incredible developments have been in the surgery, I'm a living test of that, but just because of special people like Will and family," said Cameron, referring to William Fisher, the donor who gave him the opportunity to get a new face.
The 23-year-old was an author and filmmate who was eager, and died in December 2017, suffering from mental illness. Her mother, Sally, was grieving her son's death, but said she was grateful that she had fulfilled her decision to put their organs to "give life to others".
Sally celebrated that Cameron had "The opportunity to restore your dreams"Being part of this experience has been a source of strength for me during a very difficult time, he has a living to live now, and I love the idea Willi helps you "it came to an end.